Volkan Tayfur

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The superficial temporal artery (STA)-based flaps have been used for different reconstructive purposes. These operations may cause facial nerve injury. The variations of the STA and its relation to temporal branch of the facial nerve (TBFN) were evaluated in this study. Thirteen cadavers with 26 STA and TBFN have been dissected. The bifurcation of STA was(More)
Peritendinous adhesions are the most important complication of flexor tendon injury. In this study, Seprafilm was used for the prevention of peritendinous adhesions following flexor tendon repair. Seprafilm Bioresorbable Membrane (Genzyme Corporation, Cambridge, MA) contains sodium hyaluronate and carboxymethyl cellulose. Thirty New Zealand white male(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to measure and compare the in vivo intraaneurysmal pressures of experimental lateral wall aneurysms, before and after onyx embolization. The data of this experiment will carry an important role in forming the scientific basis for the clinical endovascular applications. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five experimental lateral(More)
Arterial distribution of the upper lip was investigated in this study. The location, course, length, and diameter of the superior labial artery and its alar and septal branches were determined on 14 preserved cadaver heads. Another cadaver head was used to show the arterial tree by the colored silicone injection technique. The superior labial artery was the(More)
The submental artery island flap is a versatile option in head and neck reconstruction. This flap may be used for the coverage of perioral, intraoral, and other facial defects, leaving a relatively acceptable donor-site scar. In this study, the submental region of 13 formalin-fixed cadavers was dissected bilaterally. Comprehensive anatomical information(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to compare the free muscle-musculocutaneous flaps and free perforator skin flaps used for soft tissue reconstruction of the lower extremities. METHODS Fifty-three patients whose skin and soft tissue of the lower extremities had been reconstructed were divided into two groups: a perforator flap group,(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate the arterial anatomy of the lower lip. The location, course, length, and diameter of the inferior labial artery and the sublabial artery were revealed by bilateral meticulous anatomic dissections in 14 adult male preserved cadaver heads. Another cadaver head was used for silicone rubber injection to fill the regional(More)
Patients undergoing orthognathic surgery need quantitative follow-up of many parameters. Standardization and recording of data should be done with minimal paper work and time. The patient follow-up form presented enabled the authors' clinic to increase the quality of follow-up. The form consists of more than 20 variables that are routinely evaluated in all(More)
Supraclavicular artery-based flaps provide aesthetic and functional coverage for the head and neck region. Fourteen formalin-fixed cadavers were dissected bilaterally, and 28 supraclavicular arteries were evaluated. The origin of the supraclavicular artery was transverse cervical artery in 62.9% and suprascapular artery in 37.1% of the cases. The origin of(More)
We present the case of a ganglion cyst with 11×3×2 cm dimensions originating from the quadriceps femoris tendon. The patient presented with palpable mass and chronic pain in the anterolateral thigh region. The pain increased with walking. Ultrasonography and computed tomography revealed a cystic, well defined lesion in the vastus lateralis muscle. The(More)